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Sep 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
and he should be there. >> a flight called back to the airport minutes after takeoff. why the fbi says it was a hoax and who may be behind a call that started it all. >> this is no hoax -- spirit airlines is moving from one local airport to another. the lineup of destinations next. president clinton: ts election to me is about which... candidate is more likely to return us to full employment. this is a clear choice. the republblican plan is to cut more taxes on upper-income... people and go back to deregulation. that's what got us in trouble in the first place. president obama has a plan to rebuild america from... the ground up, investing in innovation, education... and job training. it only works if there is a strong middle class. that's what happened when i was president. we need to keep going with his plan. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >> and the owner of a woodbridge beauty shop is under arrest night, accused of sexually assaulting a 17-old girl who was applying for a job. he took a teenager to a back room and inappropriat
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Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
your iphone. hackers, and how they got the information from the fbi. >> and information beginning t >> firefighters are continuing to battle the mess the wildfires in the national forest. they have set out a team to deal with it, but it could take one week before the fire is contained. it has already damaged nearly 4,000 acres. because of the fire has still yet to be determined. >> it has been one week now since hurricane isaac hayes the coast, and fema officials are still trying to assess the damage. they say is it damaged at least 13,000 homes in louisiana. state leaders say the devastation is nowhere near cleaned up, but the mayor says progress has been made. >> 97% of the power is restored, and we expect to get that beyond 3% really, really soon. in new orleans proper, we are doing fine. i think the number one story is president obama has been fantastic. the white house has been involved from day one. >> people still in shelters tonight, and also, some low- lying areas are still covered by several feet of water. >> and on top of that, there is the sweltering heat. >> yes. the he
ABC
Sep 16, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. during happy hour. the fbi says adel daoud had been praying to kill as many people as possible before he parked a jeep cherokee that he thought was full of explosives, just after 7:00 p.m. friday. they said he got out of the car, walked a block away from the bar and began squeezing on a trigger that he thought would detonate a car bomb. but the bomb was a fake. it was a sting and the fbi put him in handcuffs. daoud lived only a short distance away in this suburban neighborhood. his neighbors were stunned at the allegations. >> it's very scary. and it hurts my heart because i never would have thought, never would i have thought that this is the way his mind was going. >> reporter: fbi officials say daoud came to their attention last october after he allegedly began posting violent messages on the internet. a few months later, fbi undercover agents posing as radicals contacted daoud online. discussions allegedly began without waging jihad here. by the summer after, daoud was put in contact with another undercover agent posing as a terrorist based in new york. he allegedly began planning an
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 4:00am EDT
, to blow up a bar full of customers at one of the busiest times during happy hour. the fbi says adele daoud has been planning to kill as many people as possible before he parked his jeep cherokee. they said he got out in front of the bar, walked away from the bar and started squeezing the trigger of a bomb. but the bomb was a fake. daoud lived only a short distance away in this suburban neighborhood. his neighbors were stunned at the allegation. >> it's very scary. and it hurts my heart because i never would have thought, never, that this was the man was. >> reporter: fbi investigators say october he began posting. a few months later fbi agents posing as radicals contacted him online. in the summer, after daoud was put in contact posting as an agent in new york, he eventually looked at other targets. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >>> and teachers in chicago are refusing to go back to class this morning as their strike enters day six. so now a lawsuit is looming as well. mayor rahm emanuel plans to file an injunction this more. teaches say they need more time to review the contract. t
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
it was hold onto a piece of history. e is sellingater, sh of her history. fbi and -- is investigating this printing. [ romney ] my plan is to help the middle class. trade has to work for america. that means crack down on cheaters like china, it means opopen up new market. next, we've got to balance the budget. you've got to cut the deficit. you've got to stop spending more money than we take in. and finally, champion small business. have tax policies, regulations, and healthcare policies that help small business. we put those in place; we'll add twelve million new jobs in four years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this s message. >> said developing store from the district, police have arrested three suspects in the beating of a man on august 17. t.c. maslin was walking home came when he was beaten and left unconscious. tommy branch, michael moore and another appeared in court today. they face robbery and assault charges. wife as she is relieved about the arrests. m grateful they are behind bars. i am grateful for people who not have to go through the experience. he remains in the hospi
ABC
Sep 16, 2012 8:00am EDT
pierre thomas has the latest this morning from washington. pierre, what do we know. >> reporter: the fbi said that the suspect had deadly intentions. according to authorities adel daoud b, age, 18, prayed as often as possible. on friday night. the fbi said with r futhe ba of people at one of the busiest times of the evening, daoud stood a block away and squeezed a trigger that he thought would detonate a bomb. it was a sting. the bomb was a fake. and he was arrested. >> pierre, how did police find this guy? >> fbi officials said that he came to their attention last october, after he began posting violent messages on the internet. a few months later, fbi uncovered agents posing as radicals contacted daoud. discussions began about jihad, he allegedly planning an attack and looking at potential targets. the fbi said that he even did surveillance on the bar, dan. >> sounds like he wanted to take this as far as he possibly could. >> pierre thomas, our chief justice correspondent, reporting from washington. thank you, pierre. >>> we'll turn to that breaking news overseas. four u.s. soldiers we
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 12:00pm EDT
clinton are expected to make remarks at andrews later this afternoon. a team of fbi agents is on the way to libya to help with the investigation there. four people have been arrested for the attacks at the u.s. consulate. >> abc-seven will have your coverage throughout the day to day on air and on line. for instant updates turn to wjla.com. >> a man convicted of trying to bomb the u.s. capitol building has now been sentenced to 30 years in prison. amine el-khalifi was arrested in february in an fbi sting operation. he was offered martyrdom payments of $30,000 a month for his family if he carried through with the attack. >> police are doing everything they can to find amber stanley. >> the murder case still a mystery. this afternoon and all morning long, police have been going around area shopping centers coffee shops grocery stores, passing out these fires. they're even going to hold a community meeting on the 26 of this month trying to break this case. >> somebody saw something somewhere, at some point. >> police are trying hard to find that someone. today, they're armed with fliers wal
ABC
Sep 21, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of washington. in northwest at the u.s. attorney's office on fourth street in northwest an fbi source tells abc news four people came into contact with a package. it's not clear what was inside. police or on the scene for about an hour before giving the all clear. we are waiting to learn more about an fbi search taking place right now in virginia. newschopper 7 captured this video from 3800 wagon wheel lane in woodbridge. it's not related to the president's visit nearby. a and other anti-american protest overseas, 15 people dead after police opened fire on rioters in pakistan. they had set fire to a cinema. earlier today, police fired tear gas into crowds in several cities after protesters began throwing rocks at officers. another milestone in the war in afghanistan. the u.s. troops third is over. the last of those forces have left the battlefield and the country. their goal was to stabilize the country's sole u.s. and international trainers could develop afghan security forces. that still leaves 68,000 american troops in afghanistan. coming up on abc 7 news at noon a story that will touch you
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
user from an fbi computer. they released some data from 1 n of those accounts, they say. the fbi says there's no an fbie indicating laptop was never compromised or fbi obtained the data. living social has a starbucks $10.r $5 or a new way to drive traffic into the store. sales grew 44% last year over 2010. that's business news at bloomberg headquarters. linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. love coffee around here. let's check in with adam caskey. to havelittle hot coffee. coffee.e iced >> it's going to be another warm day. outside as well. you will feel the humidity. entrenched in a tropical air mass. the moisture level is so high feel it in the air again today. let's look at live super doppler 7. action on the radar screen early this morning. very light in nature of western front royal in shenandoah county. pelanda west of winchester, ofing into parts ,outhwestern frederick county oirginia, moving int .inchester in my area of rain on the left along andur screen south of route 50. and crossing. 522 in morgan county -- and over 522. i think they will hold tog
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Sep 14, 2012 5:00am EDT
. brother but if you friends, he was their as well. in overnment officials here . agents say f.b.i will he new york office be arriving in libya to assist with the investigation. news. labanji, abc 7 count on the "good morning washington" team to keep speed.to constantly updating facebook and twitter. a man who planned to kill bomb the a plot to will be sentenced .oday h undercover f.b.i. his parents id receive up to $1,000 after attacks. ed the arrested in he showed up at the apital wearing a vest. a tribute planned at central. ross, the 18-year-old death tuesday orning as he walked to school. the latest on the outpouringon and the emotion from the community. month ol started about a here in prince george's have been students murdered. oth cases are wide open. of a central rder days chool student, three still no motive. o arrests. marckel ross was simply walking to chool. school uniform with bag.chool book and raw emotions at a night. ght vigi friends and relatives up.ed junior, a member of the a member of the rotc nd aspiring model. family met with prince hoping to get prevent this ntere
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
. prexy lived his life to the fullest. r. was my brothe len lived his life to fullest. >> fbi officials from the u.s. will be arriving in the middle to assist in the investigation. >> for more on the attacks, go wjla.com and our social web sites. >> marckel ross was shot and killed tuesday morning. his friends and family will pay tribute to him. john gonzalez has more on the investigation and the emotional support from the community. since school started a month ago in prince george's county, two students have been killed. both cases are quite open. the latest murder of a central school junior, still no motive and no rest. 18-year-old marckel ross was while simplyed , found lyinghool central avenue in his school uniform with his book bag. our heart wrenching and emotional candlelight vigil at the crime scene last night with about 100 friends and relatives. t understand why this kid.uld hurt the jr. seemed to have a promising future. an athlete on the track team, a of the rotc, and an model.g parents met with restored as county police hoping to get an preventnd hoping to this from happen
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Sep 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
to the story. and ron is back with those details. >> the fbi says the bucket list bandit is the busted bucket list former bandit. he pulled off the bank jobs spanning thousands of miles. after a routine traffic stop. when michael brewster was pulled over for running a stop sign on the border of arkansas and oklahoma, little did police know that this 54-year-old florida man was suspected by the fbi of being the bucket list bandit. investigators say he earned the nickname, after three months of robbing banks, telling bank tellers he had a gun and four months to live. >> was this guy really terminally ill? or was he just trying to be a mastermind? >> reporter: according to investigators, brewster never said just what he was supposedly dying of or why he needed the money. but his former landlord tells abc news, that brewster was evicted from his pensacola apartment on june 14th. seven days later, the fbi says he showed up in this stolen suv in arvada, colorado. and was in a spree of bank robberies that would crisscross the nation. >> he committed a total of ten bank robberies is a little startlin
ABC
Sep 16, 2012 12:00am EDT
. hundreds of people protested outside the u.s. consulate in sydney. fbi officials investigating the killings in been gauzy -- in benghazy have postponed the visit to libya until the violence subsides. protesters are raging over how an anti-islam film that this american filmmaker put out. he has been interviewed by authorities. in his weekly address, president obama promised to justice for those who killed u.s. ambassador to bolivia chris stevens and three other americans at the consulate. >> there's never any been ambassador to libya chris stevens and three other americans at the consulate. >> there's never any excuse for violence. so long as i am commander in chief, the united states will never tolerate efforts to harm our fellow americans. >> some say that tuesday's attack was planned. >> it was deliberate. i was given enough details of this by witnesses. >> they have no evidence that the attack was premeditated. but the scene of the first protest gives hope that other demonstrations will follow suit. >> that here at home, it has been nearly three weeks since the maryland teenager was foun
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
to his family. >> a former fbi special agent says the mob would never have to thise body residential neighborhood. too many people could have noticed. burial that a thised attention then, certainly would not. >> police say the soil samples be available sometime late monday. they did not turn up any bones or body parts. a big traffic mess this morning. you about the giant of sewer line better going into place. >> bob takes a look at the weekend forecast. >> a very popular redskins as fored as questionable sunday's game. a very popular washington star sidelined for quite awhile. sidelined for quite awhile[ male announcer ] we the people, the middle class, who move our country forward, work ha, raise families, and keep america strong. but mitt romney's budget plan will hurt the middle class, raising taxes on the average family by up to $2,000, while giving a tax break of $250,000 to multimillionaires. esdoesn't mitt romney understd we can't rebuild america by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> you are watching abc
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Sep 6, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, with what the fbi now says is a significant amount of cash. the bomb looked convincing enough, but when the bomb squad finally detonated it -- it turned out to be fake. you can see the front entrance of this branch has all the security measures you'd expect, but the robbers used a side entrance here where there are no cameras. they appear to have known enough about the bank's security to avoid getting their pictures taken. the bank robbers clearly did their homework. so how often do you catch these guys? >> 60% of the time we're able to identify the victims and catch them. >> reporter: so 40% of the time, the bank robbers get away? >> well, 60% of the time they do get caught. >> reporter: with no surveillance pictures to go by, the fbi's strongest lead may be the branch manager. that's her being walked out to safety. she's now in protective custody. and the manhunt is on for those two masked men. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >>> coming up right here, isaac strikes again. the storm in the gulf, coming back forore. 8% every 10 years. wow. wow. but you can help fight muscle loss wi
ABC
Sep 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of responsibility tonight. >>> we're also learning more this evening about the fbi's move to use new science against criminals in this country. eye scans and other so-called biometrics on street corners and surveillance cameras that scan our faces as we walk by. here's reena ninan now. >> looks like we got a head. >> u.s. marshals. >> reporter: you've seen it on tv. >> facial recognition match on the father. >> reporter: and in the movies for years. now it may soon be coming to a city near you, the fbi's billion dollar project will use available surveillance cameras to scan faces and match those images against their national database of known criminals. dubbed the next generation identification program, face recognition, dna, iris scans and voice identification will make it harder for the most wanted to hide. some worry about the potential to invade privacy, others believe it's a crime-fighting tool whose time has come. >> you've got to go after them where they are and you have to go after them smart with intelligence and special operations. >> reporter: as we approach the anniversary of september 1
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 6:30pm EDT
the fbi had given him a fake explosive. abc's alex perez has all of the new details. in court today, his attorney said he is no terrorist. prosecutors said he was determined to kill americans. according to court documents investigators tracked daoud for months. in one internet forum he allegedly wrote "i live in the united states of america/hypocrisy. i hate the oppression of the usa and i would love to do something that would hurt it from the inside." his target, according to investigators, a packed downtown bar friday night. the co-owner of cal's bar and liquors told abc he believes his bar was the target. the location matches the description in the affidavit. authorities say daoud parked his jeep jerky with what he believed was a bar, walked away and then planned to detonate the device. that's when the fbi pounced. according to court papers he prepared a book report saying osama wasn't crazy for wanting to destroy america. this superpower killed millions of people. the teenager grew up and still lived with his parents on this quiet block in illinois today. parents did not want to answ
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 6:30pm EDT
is on to find the killers and bring them to justice. and george, abc news has confirmed that the fbi, which has been dispatched to libya to lead the investigation, has not even reached benghazi yet, 16 days after the attack, largely due to safety concerns. now, officials worry, by the time the officials from the fbi get to the site, it will have been picked clean, george. >> such a dangerous situation right now. okay, jake, thank you. >>> and at the united nations today, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu took place with a new and pretty low tech prop. you see that drawing of a bomb, designed to make his point that iran's nuclear program must be stopped before the moment next year where they'll be able to build a bomb. he argued that iran will back down if the world tries a clear red line. >>> and today, the nation's top doctors at the centers for disease control sounded the alarm about this year's flu season, which starts next month. they urged every american to consider getting a flu shot, saying that even though last year's season was mild, this year's could be, quote, unpredictable.
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 4:00am EDT
. >> reporter: fbi agents from the new york office will soon be arriving in libya to assist in the investigation. >>> and a top foreign policy adviser to republican mitt romney appears to be blaming president obama for the deadly middle east protests. richard williamson tells this morning's "washington post" that with a, quote, president romney, you'd be in a different situation. williamson also directed the criticism to the president's response to the attacks this week. but in an interview with george stephanopoulos, candidate romney now seems to be backing away. >> it was not directly applicable and appropriate for the setting. i think it should have been taken down. and apparently, the white house felt the same way. >> reporter: when the president says, you shoot first and aim later. >> this is politics. i'm not going to worry about the campaign. >> you can see george's entire interview with mitt romney later on "good morning ameri." >>> the man who wrote, produced and directed the film is in hiding now this morning, fearing for his life. nakoula has been a drug manufacturer and scam artist.
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 2:30am EDT
a car bomb in downtown chicago appears in federal court today. fbi investigators say the teenager parked a jeep cherokee outside a bar friday night and walked away squeezing what he thought was the trigger. he was busted as part of an fbi sting. undercover agents say they gave him plenty of chances to abandon the plan. but say he was determined to go forward. >>> president obama and republican hopeful mitt romney hit the campaign trail again today. after a week largely focused on the latest violence in the middle east. expect an uptick in the war of word over everything from trade with china to immigration, and of course, the economy. here is abc's karen travers. >> reporter: so far the economy has dominated the race for the white house. but last week, a rare detour in the foreign policy after the deadly attack in libya that left an american ambassador dead and the violent protests across the middle east. mitt romney slammed the obama administration's policies in the region. >> the world need american leadership, the middle east needs american leadership. >> reporter: the president told
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
? >> can i finish? take a little while to whatout exactly happened. we apparently don't even knoww the fbi has not figured out mobher there really was a eloited, or was it by al qaeda or some other -- think it may be some -- or not? >> evan? >> don't thi t therere's any conspiracy here. think it does take time to it.re out who did they would love to kill the person who did it and they will. >> you want to read a great book cage executitive? "ike's bluff," by evanan thomas. >> great review in "the new york times." too many americans are struggling to find work in today's economy. too many of those who are working are living paycheck to ycheck trying to make falling incomes meet rising prices for food and gas. more americans are living in poverty than when president obama took office and fifteen million more are on food stamps. president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. the difference is my policies will make things better for them. we shouldn't measure compassion by how many people are on welfare. we should measure compassion by how many people are able to get off
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Sep 30, 2012 8:00am EDT
by the beginning of next year. >>> the fbi is investigating a deadly shooting by a border patrol agent. a 32-year-old mother was gund down in suburban san diego after allegedly hitting the agent with her car. abc's reena ninan joins us now. >> good morning, to you, ron. the family called the killing senseless and that the agent involved in self-defense. unjustifiable murder, that's how the family of 32-year-old woman killed by a border patrol agent feel about their death. this morning, they're demanding answers, saying a plainclothes border patrol agent gunned down and killed her without reason. >> the no evidence that my wife threatened a trained officer -- you know, a trained officer, to use lethal force. >> reporter: the agent's body leaving this very large dent in the windshield on impact. police say that the agents were in the neighborhood to serve a felony warrant. when the agent was struck by the woman's car and needed to defend himself. >> literally ran our agent down. the agent was impacted, was hit by the vehicle and carried several hundreds of feet on the hood before fearing for his li
ABC
Sep 10, 2012 2:30am EDT
. >>> the fbi is closer than ever to using new science to catch criminals. the system that the agency is working on uses eye scans and other so-called biometrics in cameras that scan people any faces. >> looks like we got a hit. u.s. marshals. >> reporter: you have seen it on tv. >> facial recognition match on the father. >> reporter: and in the movies for years. now it may soon be coming to a city near you. the fbi's billion-dollar project will use available surveillance cameras to scan faces and match those images against their national database of known criminals. dubbed next generation identification program, face recognition, dna, iris scans and voice identification will make it harder for the most wanted to hide. some worry about potential to invade privacy. others believe it is a crime fighting tool whose time has come. >> you have got to go after them where they are, go after them smart, intelligence and special operations units. >> reporter: as we approach anniversary of september 11th, a new bulletin obtained by abc news from law enforcement says officials have been told of a decline i
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 7:00am EDT
. his target, according to investigators a packed bar in downtown chicago overnight. the fbi hasn't named the bar overnight, the owner of cal's bar and liquor believes his bar was the target. it matches the description in the affidavit. authorities say daoud drove a jeep cherokee and walked away. the bar's owner says approximately 15 undercover agents wearing ear pieces, surrounded the bar, arresting daoud on the spot. neighbors around daoud's suburban chicago home stunned at the allegation. according to the affidavit, undercover agents posing as radicals first started exchanging documents in may. it shows daoud had allegedly been sharing information online. in the criminal complaint, investigators say daoud made several postings on an interim forum. i hate the oppression of the usa and i'd like to do something to hurt it from the inside, he allegedly wrote. >> islamic extremists believe if you're not part of their philosophy, then you are against them. and so they typically will pick targets where they believe nonbelievers would be. >> reporter: after casing several locations, ac
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. the bank manager herself is being questioned by the fbi. the bomb squad managed to remove the device from the bank manager. they detonated it. still unclearar whether that device was genuine or fake. s there echoes of that fatal robbery in pennsylvania in 2003 when a pizza delivery guy walked into eye a bank with a pipe bomb strapped to his neck. the bomb later exploded killing him, unclear whether he was in on that plot. this morning, the bank manager said she feared for her life and just did exactly as she was told. >> she took the money out of the bank and threw it out the door to the bank robbers. >> reporter: two bank robbers who never set foot inside the building, escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> nick, our thanks to you tonight. >>> and when we come back, we've all shopped online, if you wait just one minute before you click "buy" you can actually save $100. the big secret revealed next. questions? anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against
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Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
explosives. the fbi and tsa reported he was aboard the flight, but the flight had already taken off. so it was ordered to turn around and come back to philly. the airbus taxied to a remote section of the airport were heavily armed lot of enforcement vehicles and personal surrounded it. >> we removed the mail in question. we checked him and his carry-on luggage and determined he was not in the possession of anything dangerous hazardous or illegal. >> the plane was also searched. nothing was found and the all clear was given. some of the passengers booked other flights and missed their connections. given the hassle and resources connected, authorities said it's no laughing matter. >> look at the resources that were expanded and delays to the passengers, the expense to the agency involved in the airport authorities. >> all indications are this is a hoax and a pretty nasty trick was played out a passenger and it resulted in a threat to all the passengers. >> of the innocent passenger had guns drawn on him and was handcuffed. he was released, but his ex girlfriend and her new beau
ABC
Sep 7, 2012 4:00am EDT
. the investigation has been turned over to the fbi. >> look at the resources that were expended. and the delays to the passengers, the expense to the agencies involved, and to the airport authorities. >> it's incredibly foolish and irresponsible thing to do. and bottom line, it's criminal. >> that man was allowed to board another flight to texas. but when he arrived in dallas, he was arrested on outstanding warrants, issued by texas law enforcement officials. no word, yet, on what they were for. >>> a sheriff's deputy in utah is being called a hero this morning after stopping a runaway car. officer matt boucher, his dash cam caught it all. a male driver had passed out. a 3-year-old was in the backseat. with the car at a crowell, boucher reached in and applied the emergency break. the driver woke up and was taken to an ambulance. >>> a new study suggests that mammograms for young women who at high risk of breast cancer may actually do more harm than good. researchers found that women who had a history of chest radiation in their 20s had a 43% higher risk. they say mri's actually the safer choice
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Sep 12, 2012 6:30pm EDT
to track down those killers. libyan government promised cooperation and the fbi is involved as well. >> okay, martha. thank you. i know you'll continue reporting the story. as you know, american officials moving right now to protect the more than 9,000 men and women in the u.s. foreign service. so many of them braving dangers abroad. the names of their fallen comrades will be etched on a wall at the state department and today president obama paid his respets there and secretary clinton spoke with fierce passion about their service. tonight abc's jon karl h more about those who died. >> reporter: war was still raging when he first arrived in libya last year. ambassador chris stevens fully embraced one of the most dangerous diplomatic missions in the world. >> my name is chris stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> he risked his life to stop a tyrant and gave his life trying to help build a better libya. >> reporter: john mccain was with the ambassador when libya celebrated the first free elections. >> chris stevens was one of the finest men i've known in my life. >> rep
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
in prison. he was arrested in february with an fbi sting. >> anti-u.s. intentions are rising across the middle east. fast food restaurants have become targets. the bodies of those in this libya attack have returned home. we will continue the coverage of violence overseas. and what else is coming out at 6:30. he will and the week with a look of the week. >> the somber day, those images. more marines being sent overseas. our teams now reporting behind the white house and the state department. >> and i have a new installment in america. >> could the next million dollar there in youright home? how many times have we asked ourselves if we can look around. >> every day. you come off those stories after news at 6:00. >> a landmark day for a hospital. officials of the ground-breaking the new cancer center. the medical office building will radiation oncology floor on the bottom the fourth hospital to radiation therapy. >> it looks like a lot of people of d.c. thisut summer. more moving vans drove then of the sea than any of the city this summer. chicago was the second and most city in the se
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Sep 17, 2012 5:00am EDT
. fbi agents are in the ground in area and continue to investigate and interview witnesses. jummy olabanji, abc 7. >> u.s. and japanese officials planning for a second defense missile system in japan. the u.s. defense secretary says the radar system is aimed at protecting the region against a korea.from north he says the system is not directed at china. leon panetta says it will be in protecting the states as well. it is important to place a iran.ne before that reduces the chance of conflict. they would know they cannot s because they would face consequences. iran to timothy mcveigh. need compared iran's r nuclear technology to mcveigh wanting fertilizer for crops. >> police believe some shootings the result of a domestic dispute. found a white suv they say belongs to the shooter. neighbors are taking care of mckinley's young son. >> brutal attack on a woman in northeast washington. the woman was found a bloody and unconscious saturday night in an whittier. first and >> i saw blood. i saw a lady who was traumatized. her face looked like it was hit. her nose may be broken. they pun
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Sep 18, 2012 4:00am EDT
by an fbi sting. he appeared in federal court to face those charges, attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction. accused of blowing up what he thought was a car bomb outside a bar last friday night. >>> an anonymous phone call triggered a bomb scare at new york's jfk airport.t. but it turned out to be a big hoax. a flight from san francisco and a flight from helsinki were searched yesterday. nothing was found. but things got tense between the tower and one of the pilots. >> we're surrounded by emergency vehicles. there's a reason for this. somebody's got to give us the reason or we're going to evacuate the aircraft. you got 60 seconds. >> the caller claimed two terrorists with explosives were hidden in the wheel wells of the two planes. passengers were allowed to leave after authorities gave the all-clear. >>> nasa, hoping to finally get space shuttle "endeavour" going westward tomorrow. bad weather along the gulf has delayed sending the retired spacecraft to its home in southern california. it will be housed at the los angeles airport until its move to its permanent home at the cal
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Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
inspiration. catches. tonight at 5:00 p.m. >> around the nation, the fbi on now investigate the fatal shooting of a double amputee at a group home in houston. one of the tampa police officers went to the home of the week and shot the man in the head -- one of the two police offers. he thought he was being threatened -- but it turned out to be a ball point pen. >> investigators are searching for a person behind a brazen bank robbery near season. a man pulled out a gun and demanded cash, and use pepper spray to attack a customer and several other bank employees. the victims were treated at the scene and the good news is they are expected to be ok. >> let's check in with jacqui jeras. the last day to really enjoy the for the cool down,? >> unless you like clouds and rain. and some do. today is going to be a little bit warmer than yesterday. in fact, about 5 degrees warmer and lots of sunshine. but the changes will start moving in by tonight. but a look at the beautiful start we had. sunrises the last two weeks have been incredible, haven't they? clear skies, a little r and d -- orabnge h
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Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
in the hands of the fbi. she was carrying the blast in a duffel bag. she worked for a cleaning service. the owner hopes it can be repaired. >> it is like the liberty bell. >> exactly. >> she had it in a duffel bag on the bus. >> gordon peterson is live in our newsroom with a look ahead. >> we have more on the investigation into this case in herndon or four family members were found inside a home this morning. the president and mitt romney both talking foreign-policy in new york city today. opinions of these hot topics differ greatly. we look at what each had to say. >> the american university professor who created controversy when she breastfed her child in class will be on " katie" tomorrow. >> is breast-feeding ok in class? you can see that interview and more tomorrow at 4:00. >> we're also following the weather. >> what is the latest? >> the sun just made a little dip behind the clouds. they will break up of debt to marlee. look at what is coming -- they will break up a little bit tomorrow. look at what is coming. those will dissipate before they're really coming to washington but t
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Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
that theped 55-year-old called someone in georgette and ask that person kill a teacher. that is when the fbi got involved and investigators recording phone calls. >> he indicated that he would be g to pay the undercover officer $2,000 to take care of the problem. >> what makes this story intendedis that the target had no idea. the two men never got into any or exchanged words. samples removed from my home michigan could answer a question. where was jimmy hoffa buried? testing is being done on the wet soil. there were no immediate signs of remains. seen in 1975. howl ahead, new details on painting in debt in a flea after being stolen from a l museum decades ago. visit to a local school. >> a sexual predator has been attacking women in monterrey than two years. attacking women in monterrey krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for
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Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
agents under fire to the border patrol agent now under investigation by the fbi tonight. the agent shot and killed a mother of five while she was in the driver's seat of her car and this evening there are two very different accounts of what happened just before that shooting. here's abc's reena ninan now. >> reporter: a makeshift memorial to honor a mother of five who family and friends say shouldn't have died at the hands of a u.s. border agent. >> i think we're all shocked. we want answers. >> we just want justice, that's it. >> reporter: there are varying accounts of how valeria alvarado was killed during a confrontation with a plainclothes agent serving an arrest warrant to another individual in the neighborhood. >> she stops right here, backs up a little bit. you see the guy walking from behind the car coming to the front and just shooting like ten, 12 bullets at her. >> next thing he knows he gets to the car opens the door and pulls out his badge like that. whoa, that should have been the first thing. >> reporter: local police officials have a different story. saying she drove int
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Sep 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
the rock spotted some burglars trying to break into vans loaded in movie equipment. in costume, as an fbi agent, waving an fbi badge, very much in character. he took the bad guys. and to quote him, they smelled what the rock was cooking. is there debate over his size? josh, not as tall as you? >> probably not, no. >> i stand corrected. we'll have that updated later on the broadcast. >>> a member of the extended royal family was having fun in the states. it was royal sister-in-law, pippa, enjoying manhattan and the hamptons over the weekend. her date was hotel mogul andre belaz. did i say that correctly? he is handsome. he dated uma thurman, and chis chelsea handler. they noticed her playing ping-pong. someone tweeted this picture of a not-so-undercover pippa. >> coming to manhattan and not coming to visit us. >> she could come. yeah. >> she was at your place? >> burgers and hot dogs. >> should have been leading the show with that. >> we would have, actually. >> just kidding. >>> this is great. i hope you enjoy this as much as we did. >> you have lipstick on your tooth. >> i have lipstick
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Sep 28, 2012 2:35am EDT
to justice. and abc news has learned that officials from the fbi which is leading the investigation in benghazi have not even gotten to benghazi more than 16 days after the attack because of security concerns. now officials worry by the time they do get to the site it will have been picked clean. jake tapper, abc news, the white house. >>> israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu in new york for the opening session of the united nations general assembly. he also met with secretary of state hillary clinton one-on-one during which he was expected to make his case for military action to stop iran from developing its nuclear program. he used a line drawing the bomb to make the same case at the u.n. >> a red line should be drawn right here. before, before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >> netanyahu said iran will back down if the world draws that clear red line. he warned it will have enough enriched uranium to make a nuclear bomb by next summer. that's what they're saying, netanyahu believes we're about six months away from them having e
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Sep 29, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. >> police were tipped off when the man the teacher allegedly tried to hire informed authorities. the f.b.i. soon got involved. and in one taped conversation with an undercover aged two weeks ago he allegedly said he had an issue he might need taken care of and that he would be willing to pay $2,000. when he wouldn't agree to meeting in person police felt there was enough evidence and moved in. abc news has learned he was transferred last year because he wasn't getting along with his former coworkers. in 28 years of teaching the most serious blemish on his record happened back in 2001 when he was suspended. >> there was an incident where he created a stir in a staff meeting apparently he was acting aggressively and had some complaints that were inappropriate. >> coming up how a disguise helping one target victims at an unlikely place to be ripped off. and the case closed surrounding a chemist at the center of a massive lab scandal. we'll be right back. krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources.
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Sep 27, 2012 12:00am EDT
-- >> jimmy: chris and tim, where did you go? >> i am fbi -- >> jimmy: listen. you know what you'll both win a prize. each ware of roommates got a skype enabled tv. dicky, tell them what they won. >>> find out more at skype.com. >> jimmy: hey, guys, guy, did you see keanu reeves via skype. >> high, keanu. >> jimmy: anything you want to ask him? >> yeah, why did you take the red pills? >> because i wanted to know the truth. >> jimmy: that's all we can ask is for the truth. "side by side" is currently on demand and in select cities right now. we'll be right back with ginnifer goodwin. ♪ i'm freaking out man. why? i thought jill was your soul mate. no, no it's her dad. the general's your soul mate? dude what? no, no, no. he's, he's on my back about providing for his little girl. hey don't worry. e-trade's got a killer investing dashboard. everything is on one page, your investments, quotes, research... it's like the buffet last night. whatever helps you understand man. i'm watching you. oh yeah? well i'm watching you, watching him. [ male announcer ] try the e-trade 360 investing dashboard. a
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Sep 7, 2012 7:00am EDT
in a tense situation. but it was a hoax, apparently caused by a relationship gone bad. this morning, the fbi's investigating whether this scene was all just a vicious prank, possibly by a woman scorned. it all began at 7:30 a.m. thursday, at philadelphia international airport. an ominous tip came in to police. there was a male passenger at the airport with explosives. authorities quickly discovered the passenger, identified as christopher shell, was on u.s. air flight 1267, which had already taken off for dallas. fearing the man had snuck a bomb onboard, the plane was ordered back to philadelphia. shell had no clue. he wrote on his facebook page. we spent an hour in the air before the plane had technical difficulties and had to turn back. upon return, the plane was met by an army of fbi and philadelphia tactical teams. >> five guys came on the plane loaded and guns drawn. you see the guy's rifle coming up alongside my face. about that time, he did an abrupt 90-degree turn and pointed it at the guy sitting next to me. >> reporter: the drama continued as an exhaustive search was conducted. aft
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Sep 14, 2012 2:35am EDT
daughter allison. the fbi and cohorts think he got the $10 million in the heist gone bad. the scene you are about to see, he find out his ex-partner played by crazed josh lucas. he find out josh lucas, kidnapped his daughter. demanding ran some. >> there is no cash. i had a feeling you would say that. >> i burn it just before holland got to me. >> no? stop it. >> it's true. >> what's taking so long? >> hold on. >> wait, a minute. who, that voice, who was that? >> yes, that's his daughter. basically, nicholas cage has one day to uncover the $10 million he never stole in the heist to begin with. don't have any reviews really except for one from npr, they said what's been, what's been taken is mostly the plot. rated r though. looks kind of interesting. you be the judge. >> the guy looks like an excellent bad guy. all right, "resident evil" retribution, 3 d franchise, starring the former super model, in a post apocalypse drama. borrow the interview. the plot, killing zombies. six of these. something very right or something wrong. in her word, says the most complex script ever for resident e
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Sep 16, 2012 10:00am EDT
to know that there's an fbi investigation that has begun and it will take some time to be completed. that will tell us with certainty what transpired. but our current assessment, is that in fact what began as a spontaneous not a premeditated response to what had transpired in cairo, there was a violent protest that was undertaken in reaction to this video that was disseminated. we believe that folks in benghazi, a small number of people came to the consulate to replicate this sort of challenge that was posed in cairo and then as that unfolded, it seems to have been hijacked, let us say, by some individual clusters of extremists that came with heavier weapons, weapons as you know that, in the wake of the revolution in libya, are quite common and accessible. then it evolved from there. we'll wait to see exactly what the investigation finally confirms. but that's the best information that we have at present. >> why was there such a security breakdown, why wasn't there better security at the compound in benghazi? why weren't there u.s. marines in tripoli? >> first of all, we had substan
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Sep 21, 2012 2:35am EDT
with a fake bomb as part of an fbi sting. prosecutors claim he told an undercover agent he wanted to mount an attack because the u.s. was at war with islam and muslims. >>> also from chicago, new evidence the anger that pilots are expressing against american airlines. they called this their informational picketing at o'hare airport. facing labor unrest, in flight cancellations and scheduling problems. as jim avila reports, things are so tense, couple flight attendants got personal in front of the passengers. >> reporter: more american airlines delays but noth like four hours passengers suffered through when flight attendants are gaud about a cell phone. one taking to the pa and ordering all cell phones off saying according to reports, including the other flight attendant. the dispute forced the captain to turn back from the jfk run way and change crews. american's fight is all labor related, delaying nearly 40% of theairline's flights. most forced late or canceled by an unprecedented and very significant increase in maintenance issues. abc news learned the faa is concerned enough to steppe
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Sep 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
to hire informed authorities. the fbi soon got involved. and one taped information with an undercover agent two weeks ago, pepe allegedly said, quote, he had an issue he might need taken care of. and that he would be willing to pay $2,000. when he wouldn't agree to meeting in person, police felt there was enough evidence and moved in. abc news has learned pepe was transferred to the school last year because he wasn't getting along with his former co-workers. in 28 years of teaching, the most serious blemish on his record happened in 2001, when he was suspended. >> there was an incident where he created a stir in a staff meeting. apparently, he was acting aggressively. and had some complaints that were inappropriate. >> reporter: now, a spokesperson for the schools said that pepe has never acted or been aggressive towards his students. he will appear before the judge today to determine whether bail will be set in this case. >> john, thank you. >>> ron is back with other headlines. >> very strange one. hello, bianna and dan. good morning, everyone. in the news, president obama is pledgi
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Sep 25, 2012 2:35am EDT
. >>> the fbi is looking into the police killing of an unarmed wheelchair-bound amputee in houston. the police officer who fired the fatal shot says he was cornered by the wheelchair and feared his partner was threatened. it turned out the dead man was holding only a ballpoint pen. civil rights groups says it is just another example of excessive force. >> this man wants us to believe that a man in a wheelchair with a writing pen in his hand was such a threat that you felt deadly force was necessary. >> the victim apparently suffered from mental health issues and had become agitated and angry before police were called. >>> a former university of alabama professor who admitted she gunned down three colleagues faces life in prison. amy bishop pled guilty, being spared the death penalty, she pled guilty and was. bishop did not speak in court. her attorneys say she was sorry for the victims and families. still, she could face a trial in massachusetts charged in the 1986 killing of her 18-year-old brother. >>> it looked like high tide at a north florida beach in more ways than one. bales of marijuan
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Sep 28, 2012 7:00am EDT
police called the fbi that taped phone calls. in one recording made two weeks ago, pepe allegedly told the officer he, quote, had an issue he might need taken care of. pepe allegedly told the agent he would be willing to pay $2,000. but when the agent tried to arrange a meeting, pepe balked. >> we thought we had enough to file at the attorney's office. >> reporter: students say pepe liked to be called dr. professor pepe. he is now charged with solicitation of first-degree murder. he makes his first court appearance today. he did not respond nor his lawyer to our attempts to seek comments. >> thank you very much. >>> george, now, to a truly remarkable little girl. a preschooler turning into a real hero. coming to the rescue when her mom collapsed right in front of her. john muller has the dramatic story. >> reporter: diana jensen knew she would lift heaven and earth to protect her daughter. she didn't know her 4-year-old would be the one saving her. >> we need you to come to our house. my mommy -- >> reporter: the frightening ordeal was when jensen collapsed from the couch to the floor.
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Sep 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
, as the fbi and other agencies try to figure out who carried out the malicious attack that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. >> i want to assure you, we will bring their killers to justice. >> reporter: the attack was complex and preplanned. likely, for the anniversary of september 11th. it was around 10:00 at night in libya. 20 heavily armed attackers began firing at the libyan security guards, protecting the american consulate, before setting the main building ablaze. inside, ambassador stevens and several others were trapped between the flames and the gunfire. stevens became separated from the others by the heavy, black smoke, while trying to exit the building. it was nearly a five-hour gun battle. additional security eventually regained some control, while employees escaped. but the buildings are now abandoned. it was also nearly 12 hours before ambassador stevens' body was returned by local libyans, who carried him to a hospital in an effort to save him. a contingent of some 50 u.s. marines is now at the embassy in tripoli this morning. every u.s. mission around
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